ASM Hydrasynth Explorer

ASM Hydrasynth Explorer
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Engadget Review

The Hydrasynth isn’t exactly cheap, but it crams in more sound design tools than anyone has a right to expect for under $600. It’s a complicated instrument no matter how you slice it, but ASM deserves a ton of credit for making the interface as intuitive as possible. Plus, it has an excellent keybed with polyphonic aftertouch, which is unheard of at this price.

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Hydrasynth Explorer review: Possibly the most synth you can get under $600
Despite its seemingly endless array of options, it's actually pretty easy to use too.
Terrence O'Brien
Terrence O'BrienDecember 07, 2021

Pros

  • Unique wavemorphing sound engine
  • Excellent keyboard with polyphonic aftertouch
  • Seemingly bottomless sound design options
  • Surprisingly straightforward interface

Cons

  • Designing patches gets complicated fast
  • Pushes the boundaries of what can be considered “portable”
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